Birds:

              Haifa:

House Sparrow, Rock Dove (City Pigeon), Laughing Dove, Hooded (Carrion) Crow, Jay, Common Myna, Palestine Sunbird, Blackbird, Common Swift, Alpine Swift, Wren

 

              Golan:

Little Egret, Purple Heron, White Stork, Cormorant, Goldfinch, Ring-Necked Parakeet, Syrian Woodpecker, Hoopoe, Common Buzzard, Kestrel, Short-Toed Eagle, Black Kite

 

Mammals:

Rock Marmot

Housecat (feral)

Generally considered vermin, this widespread and common species nonetheless occasionally demonstrates an affinity for human company, or backscratches.

Homo Sapiens

              subs. Technionus

Found primarily in Haifa, species has also been confirmed in the United States, Thailand, Nepal, France, South America (likely migratory). Speaks Hebrew, English, other languages probable (C#?). Prior to fledging, spends several years in highly regimented groups of individuals of similar age (“military service”). Associates with Technologus.

              subs. Technologus

Native to Boston, recently confirmed in Haifa. Possibly nocturnal; certainly betrays a tendency to sleep during daylight hours. Tendency manifests notably in the presence of honored speakers. Often claims to speak Hebrew, veracity questionable. Associates with Technionus.

              subs. Rabbinus

Knowledgeable in chemistry, Judaism. Thinks 7:30 is a reasonable time to start the day. Rarely found far from coffee. Associates with Technionus and particularly Technologus, with regards to which it manifests a peculiar sense of responsibility.